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Feb 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
supporting equality. and she looked at me and she looked at my official obama pen that said lgbt for obama and she looked at me with tears in her eyes and she said, our time has really come, hasn't it? we both cried. that moment with bernice takes some of the pain of this day away. on this day i always feel a heightened affinity with my uncle for this was that night 34 years ago that i had to first reflect on my own conversations with harvey. anyone who has had conversations with harvey will know, you cannot get away easy. and he didn't let me as a teenager get away easy either. i had to reflect about the meaning of those conversations. it was a day that i had to look hard at what his love and guidance would mean to me that that was gone, that i could only think of the words and the conversations that we had. my uncle was moved by all extraordinary heroes of authenticity that he would see, particularly when it wasn't pretty or easy for them. that is in many ways where the milk foundation is today. we will go where no one else will go. we will go when other organizations and activists
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Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
, years of hard not work may soon be undone because with the stroke of a pen obama just directed the cdc to resume scientific studies on gun violence saying he wants to protect people from guns. [laughter] now, once again we're facing old our enemy from the 90s. [ laughter ] folks, we are facing the threat -- [ applause ] brsh the threat of information. thankfully patriots like david bartne rerks fighting back with positive stories of guns in our schools. >> great example in the 1850's, a school teacher teaching a guy in the west. a guy from new england wants to kill him and find him. he comes into the school with his gun to shoot the teacher. he decided not to shoot her because the kids pulled out their guns and said you kill the teach yerk you die. okay. real sim stuffs. >> stephen: remember, guns are like gum, you have to bring enough for the entire class. [laughter] the blogochats are saying he lifted that story from the louie l'amour bendigo shafter. is that really a book? it sounds look a north american porn star. [ laughter ] even if he borrowed it from a book there's nothing
Feb 1, 2013 5:00am EST
strange, wwird, ood. when he wriies 1,460 letters to barack obama - one for every single day f hii entire first term - it's 3 phey call him: reporter. tom pen-pal. cnn apparently didn't fiin thereetoobe ponflict oo intereet in haviig foreman covee the 2012 election.for more on these ptories visittbehiid the headlines dot net and foolow us n twitter and acebook. 3 i'mmmarr hyman
Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
dan's picture that he tweeted out at dan ashley abc 7, you've got a show of bo on twitter. >> obama administration talking tough about cyber crime developing more aggressive pen yaltz for anyone involved. today announcement just a day after a secrecy firm set china's military may be behind a hacking ring involving 140 u.s. companies. attorney general says it has a far reaching affect. >> companies in silicon valley added over 42,000 jobs recording a growth rate more than three times that of u.s. economy as a whole. as any corporate leaders in this room can attest, this is a double edged sword. >> white house insists this is not linked to any specific government but says it will apply trade sanctions to discourage any trade secrets theft. >> families of high school students being warned after a eh a blood infection. a 27-year-old diagnosed and it affects the blood. the prints pal alerted them to that infection. officials say there is no outbreak. >> the disease is spread by close contact, me coughing right on you. it's not spread across the room. >> and the doctor posted information
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am EST
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Feb 16, 2013 4:00am PST
, and it witnessed the murder of hadiya penned heelton, chit teen who performed at president obama's inauguration and then gunned down in a random act of violence. take a listen. >> there was something profound and uniquely hal are heart braking about a group of 6-year-olds killed. but last year there were 443 murders with a firearm on the streets of this city. and 65 of those victims were 18 and under some of that's t that equivalent of a newtown every four months. >> reporter: alex, also unique about president obama's comments yesterday, he talked about the root of gun violence and said it was due to economic inequalities, broken homes and again, called for investing in these community as a way to try to prevent this violence. his fry speech came on the heels of a series of speeches he delivered this past week to sell the core message of the state of the union address. we timed it out, and friday's speech was the longest of all of them. >> kristen, thank you very much for the live report. we'll see you again. >>> the president's call to raise minimum wage. will that happen? we'll t
Feb 20, 2013 8:00am PST
" ruth marcus calls this obama's marriage equality test in a new op-ed she penned saying a president who speaks so eloquently cannot allow his administration to remain silent before the court where words are translated into reality. so should minority rights be put up to statewide vote for majorities to vote on marriage equality? the president basically said in the interview with robin roberts, that's the way he supports this, that states can figure this out. >> what the president said correctly is that the states are wrestling with this and we're seeing progress in the states, whether it be new york or iowa or four states last november. at the same time, we all have a constitution that guarantees us all protections and responsibilities and rights under the law. if every time somebody wanted their freedom to be respected, freedom of speech, freedom to marry, they had to but it up to a vote, it wouldn't be a right, it would be a vote. that's not the way america is supposed to work. >> republicans have realized to win elections in the future they need to court latinos and women and cou
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
penned elton was an innocent by stander. her paersons will be michelle obama's guests at the state of the union tonight. ted rowlands is out front on a case that's galvanized residents to action. >> hi, my name is hadiya. >> the murder of 15-year-old honor student hadiya pendleton is a case that people in chicago want solved. the high school sophomore who had just returned from performing as a majorette at the presidential inauguration was killed in this park after finishing a final exam, but getting witnesses to help make an arrest, even in a case that's gotten so much attention for almost two weeks has been difficult. >> people are rightfully concerned about their participation as witnesses in this case or in any other case that involves a murder. >> chicago police say attacks against witnesses are actually rare, but people still believe they're in danger. >> i have to live here and my family lives here, so it would be a problem with me telling. >> because what could happen? >> because they would kill people. it's that dangerous around here. >> it is dangerous to do it. because you
Feb 7, 2013 11:00am EST
president obama was elected. we just haven't had a lot of african-americans in the bull pen to run statewide in a lot of these races. ed brooke, he was elected 35 years ago. 35 years ago. so there's a long gap. >> there is a long gap. when we look at new jersey though and cory booker taking on, you know, lautenberg, primariying him from the left, do you think that's going to be the case? >> well, you know, there's some other issues with the other senator from new jersey, bob menendez. it's really unclear. but the lautenberg people have dug in their heels. it doesn't seem lautenberg wants to step ahead. the problem goes keeper than whether or not cory booker should primary this senator. you don't have a lot of african-americans who have statewide electoral experience. most black elected officials are congress people who represent mostly black districts. so you have to really go to republicans like tim scott who are, frankly, used to crossing over and being elected by mostly white constituencies. >> progressives are going to say on the front end of things, you know, what governor of
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> hello, chicago. >> reporter: president obama spoke just a few miles from both his chicago home and from where 15-year-old hadiya penned elton was murdered. >> what happened to hadiya is not unique, not unique to chicago, not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> not unique, but it was a catalyst for this president. hadiya was in washington, d.c., part of a dance troupe performing at inaugural events. >> last year, there were 443 murders with a firearm on the streets of this city. and 65 of those victims were 18 and under. so that's the equivalent of a newtown every four months. >> hadiya's death one week after the inauguration was enough to bring mr. obama back to his home town to address the issue of gun violence, something many here have been asking for for years. the president said stopping violence in chicago and other urban areas could be helped by economic opportunity, education, and the family. fathers, he said, have to be more involved in their childrens' lives. he even brought up his own father who left the family when the future
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
of that dea pen dalton, killed about a mile from president obama's chicago home just a week after purchasing at his inauguration. pendleton's mother is one of the invited guests at the state of the union address tomorrow night. president obama will head to chicago friday. economy is seeing its share of violence. so far this year, 42 people have been murdered. and last year, more than 500 people were killed in the nation's third largest city. that's where ted rowlands is live. ted, the president's trip, people of chicago are most likely welcoming it. >> reporter: yeah. absolutely, carol. in fact a lot of community activists have been asking the president to weigh in and to come to chicago to his home city and weigh in on this horrible violence problem which is taking the lives of so many young people he's expected to lay out things that he'll talk about in this state of the union address. 42 murder, the most in january since 2002. one of those deaths is the 15 yald girl who had everything coming in to her, going to a great school here in chicago, her life cut short. that death has
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
hadiya pendleton. she was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. athena jones is live in chicago with the story. we've said this is so tragic, pen pendleton had no gang affiliation and was not the intended target. correct? >> reporter: that's right, martin. she was a bystander, standing with her friends in a structure in a park not far from her school. that's one of the things that's so outrageous. hadiya pendleton had spoken out against people joining gangs. urged her friends to stay on the straight and narrow and not get involved with gangs. this is something that the vice president, vice president biden brought up about pendleton just a few days ago when he was speaking to house democrats. and it's something that makes it such a tragic situation that's too commanin cities like chicago and -- too common in cities like chicago and around the country. it's helped focus the nation's attention, not just people in chicago but the nation, people in washington. that's why the first lady will be coming to the funeral service today along with senior adviser vale
Feb 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
at that table since president john f. kenny and his brother, bobby. >>> president obama saying good-bye to his head speechwriter, 31-year-old jon favreau, who's been crafting speeches for the president since 2005. there are rumors favreau may be headed to hollywood. he's handing the pen over to cody keenan, whose first job as speechwriter is the state of the union address. no pressure. >>> and she's up for a grammy! first lady michelle obama was nominated in the spoken word category for her reading of "american groom," her book on garden 'but white house officials say she has no plans to head to l.a. tonight. former president bill clinton is also nominated along about ellen degeneres, and we should note with great pride, our own rachel maddow as well. president obama already has two nominations in the category. >>> next up, the world's largest parking lot still today closed for more storm cleanup. snow and abandoned vehicles. >>> also, not guilty of a cover-up? joe paterno's family tries to clear his name from the jerry sandusky sex abuse case. details on that as well. [ male announ
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Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
representative from colorado who said we should be using ballpoint pens to fight off gunman in the middle of an attack. >> sean: unbelievable. >> carry a gun. >> sean: and your tax dollars hard at work. the obama administration is wasting your money on so-called sensitivity training. we have obtained the video and wait until you see what else federal employees are being taught on your dime. ♪ [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums overmany discounts to thine customs! [old english accent] safe driver, multi-car, paid in full -- a most fulsome bounty indeed, lord jamie. thou cometh and we thy saveth! what are you doing? we doth offer so many discounts, we have some to spare. oh, you have any of those homeowners discounts? here we go. thank you. he took my shield, my lady. these are troubling times in the kingdom. moreiscounts than we knoweth what to do with. now that's progressive. >> welcome back t
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Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm EST
colorado who said we should be using ballpoint pens to fight off gunman in the middle of an attack. >> sean: unbelievable. >> carry a gun. >> sean: and your tax dollars hard at work. the obama administration is wasting your money on so-called sensitivity training. we have obtained the video and wait until you see what else federal employees are being taught on your dime. you don't want to miss it. that's next straight ahead. [ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to r
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Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
communication satellites like the ones that we at fox news use. da14 pen straits the ring at 23 eastern and exits the plane at 324. the odds of this astroid hit ago very large satellite nearly impossible. president obama and other world leaders have and alerted. bill: the whole dealo that took out the dinosaurs, they thought it was one of these astroid, right? what is the risk that they could say this this could happen again. >> it could happen again. a tron mores around the world are lookingout and into space all the time. knowledge is growing more and more as the years go by. those monitoring these near-earth objects, they say there are about a million astroids and meteors in earth's proximity and they are looking up all the time. >> we've seen and tracked about 9,000 of them right now, and about a thousand of them are potentially hazardous. we look at those carefully, and it turns out we are safe from those for many hundreds of years. >> reporter: a rock this size attributed to the 1908 event in russia that leveled trees and forests or hundreds of miles, bill. bill: let's hop
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Feb 13, 2013 11:00am EST
class from over penned spending an over spending and all that comes witness. democrats pretty much accuse him of advancing the same ideas that the g.o.p. has been pushing throughout the obama era. but there is good political justification for that. not only does rubio believe those positions but on the economy and the federal budget in last year's elections most voters according to exit polls agreed with the g.o.p. even as they were electing president obama. jenna. jenna: carl cameron live from d.c., carl, thank you. jon: well, the decision to end mail deliveries on saturday gets a hearing today on capitol hill. what the postmaster general is telling lawmakers about that controversial move. plus, why would anyone like this guy? the rogue e cop accused of murdering four people, specifically targeting police officers and even their families, now he has more than one fan club? dr. keith ablow here to explain why someone wants to kill cops could conceivably attract a cult following. that is coming up. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with americ
Feb 5, 2013 10:00am EST
like blaming a pen for a misspelled word. mr. speaker, this week president obama hosted his latest in an unfortunate series of anti-gun pep rallies. mr. messer: this nation does not need more political posturing. instead we need a serious discussion about how we address mental health as a nation and we feed to take action -- need to take action to better protect our children this their schools. i stand ready to second amendment rights of our didn'ts and work with anyone who will support -- of our citizens and work with anyone who will support policies that could actually stop future violence. thank you, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time indiana yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from vermont seek recognition? without objection, the gentleman from vermont is recognized for one minute. mr. welch: i rise to honor a person's whose time was short but contribution was great. joan passed away this past december at the age of 51. joan graduated from the university of vermont and she very quickly made a
Feb 13, 2013 12:00am PST
modern pen tath lon, shooting and -- it's absurd. it's been there from the beginning. >> i agree, thanks. >>> we're minding your business this morning. your money, of course, a huge topic for president obama last might during the state of the union. >> he called for congress to raise minimum wage. christine romans has a a little more of what the president said last night. we haven't really heard that from the president before. >> not for several years. he promised to raise the minimum wage five years ago and last night was the plan. >> let's declare that in the wealthiest nation on earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> he wants to do that by 2015, he wants to also peg the minimum wage to inflation, so when prices go up, wages automatically go up with it. right now the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, about 14 grand a year. most states adhere that guideline or close to it mandating a wage in the $7 to $8 range. washington has the highest, its minimum wablg is more than $9 an hour. so some states
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